Senior Investment Associate - Structured Finance & Investments

J Harlan Group, LLC - New York, NY

Senior Investment Associate - Structured Finance & Investments

NYC Private Equity - Investment Management Firm

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for an experienced and highly motivated Senior Investment Associate - Structured Finance and Investments at a prominent NYC Private Equity - Investment Manager.

An exciting opportunity to be a key part of the growth of the firm, funds and team and will work closely with senior members of the firm to evaluate and execute on investments within numerous asset classes and across the capital structure.

This individual will be a significant contributor in enabling their vision and helping the organization to grow and improve their businesses. To be successful in this role you must be highly detail oriented and organized, able to meet assigned deadlines and have first class communication and interpersonal skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary Responsibility: Managing the structured finance/credit process for the fund investment team– including negotiating and executing financing transactions vis-a-vie revolving facilities, private placements and public capital markets
  • Financial modeling and cash-flow analysis for real asset portfolios
  • Qualitative and quantitative business, financial, and other due diligence in conjunction with the deal team and third-party advisors, agents, accountants
  • Preparing internal materials, including Investment Memorandums and transaction analysis for presentation to Investment Committee
  • Monitoring and supporting asset portfolios and outstanding financings

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • 3-6 years investment banking, investment firm or fund experience
  • Structured Finance or Leveraged Finance with experience covering either ABS, Transportation (Rail, Aviation, Maritime, etc.) and/or Alternative Assets
  • Excellent analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills required
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Ability to manage a process from start to finish with true ownership in areas that might be new to both the individual and even the firm

         · Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment

         · Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team

         · Ability to take direction but also to be independent

         · Willingness to take on what’s needed to support the team

         · Tenacious/persistent - goes the extra mile

Education:

Strong academic record and a bachelor’s or higher degree

An individual who loves solving deep and complex investment related matters and wants to have an outsized impact with the products and solutions they deliver. An individual with a passion for investments, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class services.

About the Client:

The firm is leading private equity investment manager specializing in the transportation sector, currently focused on rail and aviation assets. They target investment opportunities that can benefit from their deep, longstanding relationships, access to proprietary information, financial structuring, and operational expertise. They focus on investing in assets that generate consistent cash flow and have significant downside protection.

Founded in 2014, the firm manages ~$1.4bn+ of investor capital across rail and aviation strategies with locations in NYC, Chicago and St. Louis.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment management firm on the leading edge of financial markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works side-by-side with the firm’s senior partners in a highly collaborative and charged investment environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs

Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients



Posted On: Tuesday, October 6, 2020



Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: jgoldberg@jharlan.com – 212-792-0099 – www.jharlan.com 

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